New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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William Richard Cutter
Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1914 - New England - 2149 pages
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I don't know if your interested or not, but I have a letter written by Dr. Stephen Harris dated 8 Sept 1875 talking to people in the south about getting more good sent because they were running out. If interested in this letter e-mail me

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Page 1267 - Business it shall be to obtain the most early and authentic Intelligence of all such Acts and Resolutions of the British Parliament, or proceedings of Administration, as may relate to or affect the British Colonies in America; and to keep up and maintain a Correspondence and Communication...
Page 1337 - And for so doing, this shall be your sufficient warrant. Given under my hand...
Page 1098 - Massachusetts, is to be expended for books for the College Library. The other half of the income is devoted to scholarships in Harvard University for the benefit of descendants of HENRY BRIGHT, JR., who died at Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1686. In the absence of such descendants, other persons are eligible to the scholarships. The will requires that this announcement shall be made in every book added to the Library under its provisions.
Page 1459 - Here William French his body lies, For Murder his blood for Vengeance cries, King George the third his Tory Crew, Tha with a bawl his head Shot threw, For Liberty and his Countrys Good, He Lost his Life his Dearest Blood.
Page 1451 - Sarah was born here; he lived a very religious and godly life among us, and fell into a consumption to which he had, a long time, been inclined; He lay near a yeare sick, in all which time his faith, patience & Godliness & Contentation So Shined that Christ was much glorified in him...
Page 1418 - England, and alighted with eight sons, near Mount Wollaston. One of the sons returned to England ; and after taking time to explore the Country, four removed to Medfield and the neighboring towns; two to Chelmsford. One only, Joseph, who lies here at his left hand, remained here, who was an original proprietor in the Township of Braintree, incorporated in the year 1639.
Page 1418 - Medfield and the neighboring towns; two to Chelmsford. One only, Joseph, who lies here at his left hand, remained here, who was an original proprietor in the Township of Braintree, incorporated in the year 1639.
Page 1422 - The Ward family has an ancient WARD and distinguished English history. The records extend back to the days of Ward, a captain who came over from Normandy with William the Conqueror in 1066. The first of the family to assume an additional name, so far as we know, was William de la Ward, who resided in Chester, England, in 1175. The Wards of Yorkshire spread gradually over the adjoining counties and the similarity of their arms indicates a common origin, probably in Yorkshire. The arms are: Azure,...
Page 1398 - ... in the hand, the other in the thigh, they are adjudged by the whole company to have their head and feet tied together, and so to lie for twenty-four hours, without meat or drink, which is begun to be inflicted, but within an hour, because of their great pains, at their own and their master's humble request, upon promise of better carriage, they are released by the governor.
Page 1282 - January 16, 1693-94, in the sixty-first year of her age. He married (second) in Rehoboth, September 17, 1695, Elizabeth (Smith) Hunt, widow of Peter Hunt, and daughter of Henry and Judith Smith, from county Norfolk, England. Mr. Blake lived in the north part of Dorchester. His house, built about 1650, was of such substantial character that the town voted to model the parsonage after it in 1669 ; it remained in the Blake family until 1825.

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